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leaders are concerned about what's happening in the u.s. why should they be worried? >> we've heard the fiscal cliff quite a few times. we're going to hear much about it and that's a fact. tax cuts are going to expire just as spending cuts kick in and many fear this will push the u.s. into a recession. the head of china's central bank knows how connected the global economy is. he said it would have an impact well beyond the borders of the united states. >> translator: many drins are concerned about the possible effects of a fiscal cliff. the global economy faces a number of uncertainties which are making it hard to judge china's economic forecast for next year. >> some indicators are rebounding and the economy is stabilizing. >> the nikkei is down over 1% from thursday's close around 101 points. investors selling stocks. that's after the dow jones suffered more than 120 points. investors concerned about the u.s. fiscal cliff issue. let's switch to currency as well. let's have a look at the currency levels now. 79.50 to 51. euro 101.30. a possible delay in greece receiving financial
significant emphasis. for example, in 2010, the pentagon set up this u.s. cybercommand and the eu has a similar organization. the uk has the same thing. they have a cybersecurity operations center and this is the british equivalent in this area. let's just go through some of the terminology. i wanted to make sure that we have some particular knowledge about things. as i go through these special events, the backdoor is an overlooked entry into a network. it allows a hacker or someone were someone who was not authorized to be in there to get in with a password -- without a password. this is where you have a program that becomes a robot of the person on the outside. cookies are a friend when we are trying to order something. i'm going to give you some examples as we go. now where is malicious software. malware can be a virus 40 warm. we also have the concept where did these e-mails that are alluring you to respond. you might even respond to such a little ad. spearfishing is trying to get you to respond and it is that is the concept that it is targeted at you. because you have access to s
, and one of the topics that came up quite a bit was the attacks on the u.s. embassy and while those of us here that might obviously highlight the need for the securities sector reform i feel like a lot of tunisian actors interpret things very different and to some the less says that we need stronger security forces and that some of the changes, some of the modest changes we might see as positive and the very modest direction of the reform over the past year are seen by some as a cause for the week security forces and the call for incidents like the attacks on the embassies. if you can comment on this tension and how to address that. >> the iron fist notes the outrage. you want to jump in on this? >> sure. i mean, first of all i would sort of like to the secure a sector reform and egypt would weaken the security service more than it already is because there's been very little security sector reform as i don't see evidence of that. but also some of these the assumption that you are necessarily going after the leaders inside the security sector or security sector reform i think is a misconce
. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: the u.s. supreme court announced today it will hear a constitutional challenge to parts of the voting rights act of 1965. the landmark law requires all or parts of 16 states with a history of racial discrimination to get federal approval for changes in election rules or districts. shelby county, alabama, has sued, contending there has been major progress over the years, and federal oversight is no longer needed. arguments are expected early next year. a jetblue pilot who disrupted a cross-country flight will be set free. a federal judge in texas decided today not to have clayton osbon committed to a psychiatric hospital. passengers had to restrain osbon last march, as his plane flew from new york to las vegas. they said he ran through the cabin yelling about jesus and al qaeda. osbon was charged with interfering with a flight crew, but was found not guilty by reason of insanity. he's been undergoing a mental evaluation ever since. as a condition of his release, he will not be allowed to fly or board any pla
the deadly attack on the u.s. mission in libya two months ago. chief intelligence correspondent herron has the latest to than investigation. good evening. >> reporter: thank you, bret. fox news told that the c.i.a. director will not testify next week. this is expected to be one of the most intense hearings on capitol hill on the benghazi scandal. >> at the white house briefing, spokesman jay carney pushed back on allegation the administration was not forthcoming on the benghazi attack. specifically what happened on september 11 at the white house as the president met with defense secretary and joint chiefs. >> made aware of the developments throughout the evening and days ensuing. i'm not sure what your question is specifically. >> while they are not independent investigations, carney pointed to the state department internal review, public timeline from the defense department that lays out the military response. similar briefing last week by intelligence officials on the c.i.a. emergency response. >> next week, half dozen hearings or briefings are scheduled including the state department u
if new leaders fail to narrow the income gap. bill whitaker, cbs news, revealin >> pelley: u.s. navy seals are part of an elite force that operates in the shad shadows, best known for killing osama bin laden. but our pentagon correspondent david martin has learned a group of seals is being disciplined rairevealing secrets. >> reporter: the seven members of seal team 6 are all still on active duty. one of them was on the raid dhich killed osama bin laden and made seal team 6 a household name. for two days this spring and summer they worked as paid consultants on this recently- avleased video game "medal of honor warfire." four other members of the team who have since transferred out of the unit but are still on active duty are under e gastigation. the game does not recreate the bin laden raid, but it does portray realistic pictures such as an attack on a pirate's den al somalia. it was produced by electronic arts which boasts that real commandos, both active duty and retired, help make its games as realistic as possible. >> operators can jump at altitudes of 30,000 feet. >> reporter:
on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, which left the u.s. ambassador and two c.i.a. contractors dead. petraeus met his wife holly when he was a cadet at west point. she's a top appointee at the new consumer protection financial bureau. petraeus often describes her as "bright, nice, and a pit bull. someone you want in your corner." the deputy director of the c.i.a., michael more thell has been described as acting director, white house officials describe him as a total pro, an all star who advised the president on his decision to raid osama bin laden's compound in pakistan. so morell it would seem is on the short list to replace petraeus. white house officials insist tonight, scott, they knew nothing about petraeus' infidelity or this f.b.i. investigation until wednesday, the day after the presidential election. >> pelley: nancy, thanks very much. we're joined by senior conquer respondent john miller, who's been talking to his sources on the story. john, why would the f.b.i. be investigating the communications of the director of the c.i.a.? >> normally that wouldn't be the case. what i
. >> hillary clinton paid tribute to the u.s. ambassador who died in the attacks and libya. chris stevens and three other americans died and enter the attack in benghazi. she called him a fallen hero the understood diplomacy involves taking risks. >> he understood we would never prevent every act of terrorism or achieve perfect security in this world and our diplomats cannot work in bunkers and do their jobs. >> officials revealing security of high thread diplomatic posts. some of the members of the navy seal team 6 are being punished for disclosing classified information. they have received letters of reprimand, and the their pay will be lowered for two months. one of the 7 was involved is under investigation for similar violations. >> the latest on the soldier accused of killing 16 civilians in afghanistan. robert bayles had the blood of at least four people on his clothes and guns when he surrendered. afghan villagers and soldiers are expected to testify by video from afghanistan tonight and tomorrow. >> some east coast communities recovering from sandy still cleaning up after another
in iraq. jim served as u.s. ambassador to turkey, on the front lines of two of iran's neighbors, and lest we forget, also on the front lines of two of syria's neighbors. jim had a fascinating purr much in recent time to look at two of thee most important issues on the administration's ajeep da. jim also knows about second terms from his experience as deputy national security adviser in the bush administration, and that, of course, in that second term, we saw at least two major middle east initiatives, the iraq surge and the process so we have two second term experts to open for, and what we should look for and the second term of president obama's administration, and then i'll offer remarks of my own. first turning to dennis ross. dennis? >> thank you, rob. thank you for reminding me of my age. for all of you, i was a child prodigy. that's why i assumed that role in the reagan administration. it is true that i had the experience of seeing and planning and working through the beginnings of seconds terms, although, i think one of the most important things to keep in mind is precisely because
break out before you eat the meal . >> steve: thank you very much pop eye. five-days before the u.s. election . anything is happening and waiting for an october surprise and this probably would have been it if we had known about it one of our predator drones was fired upon by a couple of iranian fighter planes. they squeezed off two volleys of machine depun fire. first time iran has shot at our aircraft . but it is clearly an act of war. they were asked about it yesterday. curious timing before the election and we are finding out about after? >> it is before the election, the white house give you any guidance as to whether give you information. >> i have said this two or 3or four or five timings . we don't comment on classified missions and i will not get in to discussions that occurred between this department and the white house. they were informed early on. >> using the cover of classified. and you know, if you will recall, this time shots fired. it was not shot down. last time wen the drone was shot down the american public didn't know until the iranian media released pictures of
retired u.s. army general petraeus no longer the cia director leaving under these circumstances. we're going to have much more on what's going on including more details, the personal character of general petraeus for the man who literally wrote the book on general petraeus and other generals. standby for that. and the president and house speaker, they stake out their opening positions in a very high stakes effort to prevent painful spending cuts and tax increases. lots of news happening today right here in "the situation room." hey miwhat are you up to? oh, just diagramming this accident with my state farm pocket agent app. you can also get a quote and pay your premium with this thing. i thought state farm didn't have all those apps? where did you hear that? the internet. and you believed it? yeah. they can't put anything on the internet that isn't true. where did you hear that? [ both ] the internet. oh look. here comes my date. i met him on the internet. he's a french model. uh, bonjour. [ male announcer ] state farm. more mobile than ever. get to a better state. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ mal
for san francisco, it will be the first u.s. city to cover the cost of sex reassignment surgeries for uninsured transgender residents. the health commission voted to create a program next step to study how many it would serve and who would perform the surgeries it would be covered under san francisco's universal health care coverage program. >>> free flu shots today, clinic by the bay offering free vaccinations to adults 18 and over. the clinic is at 477 mission street in -- 4877 mission street in san francisco today between 10 this morning and 2:00 this afternoon. >>> today a cal alum from ghana will receive innovation award. he is being recognized for trying to change ghana's future. he started a university in his home country. leaving a career at microsoft. his goal was to educate students and create change in a region bogged down in government corruption. >> i really needed to return to africa and be part of the solution in africa for the sake of the next generation and the generations after that. >> he started the university 10 years ago with only 30 students today there's 60
to that he led u.s. forces in both iraq and afghanistan. petraeus said the president accepted his resignation this afternoon. the president issued a statement a short time ago that read "i am completely confident that the cia will continue to thrive and carry out its position. going forward my thoughts and prayers are with dave and holly petraeus who has done so much to help military families through her own work. i wish them the very best at this difficult time." he was slated to testify next week on the deadly attack of the u.s. embassy and benghazi, libya. no word if that resignation will have any impact on that in absence, the current director will serve as director. much more on this story on nbcwashington.com. keith russell, news 4. >>> now to our other big story this afternoon, gunfire near the white house. and now police are warning the public about what the victims did. the commotion started on the 1800 block of jefferson place and ended near the white house this morning. as the victims rolled up to secret service officers with a bullet hole in their windshield and asked for help. ja
increases and spending cuts when the u.s. economy is not capable of sorting it. >> we ask what that means for your wallet. >> for the average person, it means as the year and rolls around, you will end up paying more. >> nearly 90% of u.s. households could see their taxes go up around $3,500 next year. >> the impact would be pretty substantial. >> couple that with the cuts to domestic programs and defense. >> think of the coffee shop across the street from the plant that makes weapons. impact everything from yourthe ripple n communities, families, workers. >> the uncertainty could even have an impact on holiday sales. >> a lot of people are anticipating this going into the holiday season. people may reduce their holiday buying. >> the fiscal cliff could cause the economy to slide back into recession and raise the unemployment rate to 9.1%. >> the bottom line is, markets already saying, we are not sure what is happening here. the ultimate irony is this would have happened regardless of who got elected president. >> president obama is urging congress to act to avert this fiscal cliff. he is
's companies were pioneers in shipping u.s. jobs overseas. >> reporter: so what happened? over the summer the campaign committed what may have been its most critical error, not responding to an onslaught of negative ads by president obama that personally and effectively targeted romney as ceo of bain capital for closing companies. >> i come from the old school that a political attack unanswered is a political attack admitted. >> reporter: along the way there were other strategic missteps. the campaign didn't take seriously romney's foreign trips, which had its share of gaffes and did little to bolster his image as a world leader. after months of the bain attacks, republican national convention, the most enduring image was not of romney but of clint eastwood talking to an empty chair. now there was another thing the campaign was expecting. they thought they would get more turnout than john mccain did in 2008. they thought republicans would turn out to vote in larger numbers. that didn't happen. they actually thought it would get 2 million fewer votes than john mccai
resigned, submitted his resignation to president obama citing personal reasons. this is according to to a u.s. government source. we have suzanne kelly reporting on it. she is our intelligence correspondent in washington. what do you know? >> literally this just come in within the last few minutes. we are finding out more details now. i am looking a statement i just got two seconds ago. general petraeus is resigning from his post. the reason an extramarital affair he's had. he started as the director of the cia in september of last year and something like this is sort of a bombshell days after the election. let me read to you briefly what i have gotten. this is a statement from the cia, i went to the white house, this general petraeus. i went to the president and asked to resign as director the cia. after married 37 years i showed extremely poor judgment in engaging in an extramarital affair. he confirmed he will be stepping down from his post as the director of the cia. >> i am trying to understand. so she is married to his wife 37 years. he stepped out in his marriage. he's coming clean wit
of the decommissioned aircraft carrier, the "u.s.s. yorktown." >> they have a double-header on tap. first, the women of notre dame taking on the ohio state university buckeyes. then it's the buckeyes' men's team facing marquette. also in germany tonight, msu spartans taking on uconn. >> we should note that espn's "college gameday" is being done live from the deck of the carrier "u.s.s. san diego" in port in san diego. they do that. kind of cool. >> nice little tribute for sure. >>> well, parents, we have another segment of "parent picks" in the works. i know you can relate to how stressful it can be to travel over the holidays with kids. it is really not fun, let me tell you. >> those of us without kids don't like you guys on the plane either. >> i'm requesting feedback. what products make it easier for you to travel with your kids besides benadryl. okay? if you recall on our previous "parents' picks" segments, i featured my favorite stroller and favorite products that have been a lifesaver for me as a parent. if you have travel product ideas for an upcoming segment, treat me @paulaferris or on wnnf
to a deal, the fragile u.s. economy is headed towards something called the fiscal cliff, on january 1st. $6 trillion in tax increases that will hit all working americans and $1.2 trillion in spending cuts, leading to what experts predict will be another recession. the biggest sticking point is whether the bush tax cuts for those who make more than $200,000 a year should expire. the president says they should, it's a case he made over and over on the campaign trail. >> tax cuts. tax cuts. try a tax cut. >> reporter: but yesterday, republican house speaker john boehner told diane sawyer that was a nonstarter. >> is it on the table to talk about? >> i made clear -- >> the wealthier americans pitch in. >> i made clear yesterday that raising tax rates is unacceptable. and frankly, it couldn't even pass the house. >> reporter: still, today, the president said the debate had been settled, with his victory tuesday night. >> this was a central question during the election. it was debated over and over again. and on tuesday night, we found out that the majority of americans agree with my approach. >>
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side. >>> a u.s. soldier left behind and under enemy fire. >> you can see the chaos. you don't know where the fire is coming from. >> see the firefight and hear how this one turns out next. >>> it's a traveller's worst nightmare. >> the video is entitled, the plane is g >>> another terrifying first-person video of combat. in afghanistan. again, uploaded by bunker 530. this camera is mounted on the health met of this american soldier and according to bunker 530, this soldier got separated from his troop and ended up in a firefight with only an ana soldier as support, which is an afghan national army troop. listen to the heavy breathing and the fire coming in his direction. you can see the chaos. you don't know where the fire's coming from. >> did he have any kind of radio contact with anybody? was he able to communicate? >> yeah, this is it. you'll actually hear him calling for help. >> this is north bravo. i'm down on the river. i have no cover. i need my team up here! >> you can hear him saying, i'm down on the river. i have no cover. i need some help up here. but according to bunk
," an iran fighter jet fired on a u.s. drone last week. >> that's reassuring. >> officials say the slow-moving drone never entered iranian territory and was neither hit nor damaged. the u.s. issued a formal warning that it will defend its military assets. >> "arizona republic," a dramatic scene yesterday gabby giffords and her husband came face to face with jared loughner. loughner has been sentenced to seven life terms in prison, ending his federal case. he can still be tried in arizona state court, but local authorities say this is unlikely. >> and from our parade of papers, "the richmond times dispatch," former dnc chairman terry mcauliffe announced he'll run for governor of virginia in 2013. mcauliffe may face former governor and current u.s. senator mark warner during the state's democratic primary. warner has not ruled out a return saying he's going to make that decision by thanksgiving. and on the cover of this week's "parade" magazine, how to throw the perfect holiday get-together with the cast of "the chew." we also have a quick update on the campaign to raise money for epileps
teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >> you've got the u.s. marines in afghanistan. >> in honor of my grandfather. >> in honor of my great grandfather. >> thank you to the veterans today and the ones that came before us to help make our nation free. [ applause ] . >> welcome back to our special salute to the troops show. we're proud to have so many brave men and women. i will gladly admit that there are some things the government does really well with national defense at the top of the list. but when you find yourself in a situation where we are at now, that's a problem. i'm a stock guy. i hate to pontificate about politics. it's supposed to be private. but with the fiscal cliff coming at the end of the year, politics actually matter. i am urging leaders to rise above partisan politics and solve this dire situation. the last time was in the summer of 2011. that was no fun time to be an investor. now the senator makes sense to stocks that could, just bring the register on some. with a moment like this, what you really so let me talk to you about something that is act
in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. ro price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. >> in the factor follow up segment tonight, unanswered questions continued to surround the benghazi terror attack. four americans, including ambassador christopher stevens were killed in that september 11th blood bath. next week the house intelligence committee will hold a closed door hearing on the matter. they are expected to grill james clapper, the director of national intelligence and cia chief david petraeus over the confusing explanation of the attack and why security warnings were ignored. in the meantime, 53 congressman cosigned a letter to the president demanding answers. among them? pennsylvania republic mike kelly from the third congressional district. he joins me now from pittsburgh. and before we start, i just want to ask
. the president will focus on expanding u.s. trade and economic ties in the region supporting democracy and human rights and working through regional institutions to assure they abide by rules of the road. now, you know as part of his broader agenda the president has focused on expanding our presence in asia. the positive economic impact of dpoog doing that will be felt for yearsing to ing toto come and is elemental for the american economy in the 21st century. this is important work that needs to be done. there are meetings at the east asia summit and a meeting with the association of southeast asian nations he'll participate in. that's something he looks forward to. >> a question on treasury secretary geithner's future. has he agreed to stay on through the fiscal cliff nxegotiations until they're completed and perhaps until a successor is confirmed? >> secretary geithner has indicated that he'll stay on through inauguration and he will be obviously, a key participant in the negotiations around the so-called fiscal cliff issues. so the president very much appre
, violate pakistani air space and that sort of thing. i don't tend to think it will complicate u.s. foreign policy. i don't see it leading to any change in policy. it's just the loss of a good and very bright man. >> yeah. colonel jack, officials say that general petraeus' deputy, michael morell, will serve as interim director of the cia. what do we know about michael morell? >> very well thought of inside the organization and ems where, particularly in congress and at the white house. >> a career intelligence -- >> career intelligence -- effectively a career intelligence guy. very capable, extremely steady and very well thought of. and this is, of course, the highest position he has or will ever hold. the likelihood is he will be replaced as soon as they can find somebody who is more politically oriented, more satisfactory in a political sense to the white house, but they can leave him there for a long time doing this. he's done it for a long time and is very well thought of. >> there's a history of cia directors being rejected by the senate when their confirmation comes up. it's a very ha
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